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Visiting slum communities in India hits home for UWA student

Being welcomed into the homes and lives of people living in the urban slums of Bangalore, India was an incredibly humbling experience for Napier resident Natalie Fretton.

10 January, 2020

Student intern returns to her roots to build confidence in future

The opportunity to “make an impact on the world” during her Communicare internship has been one of the highlights of University of WA student Hasina Maskinyar’s degree.

19 December, 2019

International student intern finds meaning in mentoring

Shaaruna Selvasegaren put herself in the shoes of young children in need of extra support through mentoring during her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at 12 Buckets in Northlands.

18 December, 2019

Great Southern homecoming for Men’s Resource Centre intern

University of WA Bachelor of Commerce student Edwina Squire recently returned to her Great Southern roots to complete her McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship at the Men’s Resource Centre in Albany.

5 December, 2019

UWA students to help solve WA’s rising homelessness rates this summer

At any given time, there are at least 9000 people homeless across Western Australia.  In January 2020, a group of University of WA students will help turn that statistic around.

3 December, 2019

Intern takes Pride in LGBTIQA+ research project

It was perfect timing that Madison Fitzgerald completed her McCusker Centre for Citizenship in the same month PrideFEST celebrates 30 years of pride in WA. 

29 November, 2019

Nothando Ngwenya named Outstanding Intern 2019

University of WA Masters of International Development student Nothando Ngwenya is the recipient of the McCusker Centre for Citizenship’s inaugural Outstanding Intern Award 2019.

27 November, 2019

Intern makes “direct and lasting impact”

Taking on the challenge of a McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship was like “stepping into unchartered waters” for University of WA Biomedical Sciences student Raisa Anwar.

13 November, 2019

India Fellowship opens UWA student’s eyes to reality of global issues

There are some memories of the urban slums in Bangalore, India that will stay with University of WA commerce student Meisha Bull forever.  

8 November, 2019

Internship leads to graduate’s “greatest professional privilege”

When Mauricio Rodriguez started his McCusker Centre for Citizenship internship, little did he imagine it would lead to sharing a stage with WA Minister for Culture and the Arts David Templeman MLA less than a year later.

1 November, 2019